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by people who want change following last year's election. despite the criticism, he's expected to be re-elected. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not cruise to an easy victory in yesterday's elections, as had been predicted. a newcomer put up a surprisingly strong challenge. it now appears that netanyahu will have to make a bigger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> the street value of a huge drug bust could be up to $12 million. they showed off the seven understand the of marijuana yesterday. it was seized last week. officials say it is the largest pot seizure ever at an arizona border crossing. a mexican truck driver who brought the drugs to the border is now in custody. >>> one more story from the border. a new poll finds that more than 60% of americans now favor allowing a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the country. that's up from ten points in just three years. the climb is due to more republicans, about 53%, now supporting the idea. three years ago, it was just 22%. arguably, some fallout from the election and the big showing by hispanic voters. t
directly to the goals of the more diverse and more social coalition that re-elected him. for the first time in an inaugural speech, explicitly mentioning gay rights. >> if we are truly created equal, the love we give one another must be equal, as well. >> reporter: he spoke about climate change, equal pay for women and immigration reform. >> our journey is not complete until we find a way to welcome the thriving, hopeful immigrants who see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: the president paused during many of the day's special moments, seeming to take it all in, knowing this would be his last inauguration. some republicans thought president obama's speech was too partisan. with divided government here in washington, he will need some gop support to pass his big agenda items. rob? paula? >> all right. tahman bradley live in washington. we had breaking news that part of the president's second term is going to get you a new hat. >> reporter: stop that. it's warm, though, okay? >> that's all that matters. >> easy for us to say, warm in the studio. >> he's doing the hard work. thank
supporting president obama in the 2012 election, republicans now appear more willing to play ball. >> there's a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle, including, maybe more importantly on the republican side of the aisle. >> americans support it, in poll after poll. latino voters expect it. thirdly, democrats want it. and fourth, republicans need it. >> reporter: and washington prepares to act. some states are taking actions on their own. illinois became the fourth state to allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses. sunny, back to you. >> preeti arla in washington. thank you so much. >>> getting a lot of attention this morning, the president and hillary clinton sitting down together. we'll have the highlights from that interview coming up in about 15 minutes. >>> now, we turn to the nuclear tension stemming from the korean peninsula. this morning in seoul, a spokesman said south korea will do whatever it takes to stop north korea from conducts a new nuclear test. china is urging restraint. and is promising to cut food ate to north korea if it goes ahead with another test. >>>
senators have met several times since the november election to work on this plan. and while they came to an agreement, there is still much more work to do. but still, some say it's a big step in the right direction. it's a hot-button issue coming to the forefront again, immigration reform. a bipartisan group of senators, four democrats and four republicans, have now unveiled a plan to tackle it. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: the plan by the so-called gang of eight senators, lays out ways to address some of the big issues. it has a path to citizenship for undocumented workers and strengthening border security. >> we've virtually been going for about 25 years without a clear statement about immigration policy. that's unacceptable in this nation of immigrants. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to unveil his own immigration perform plan. the president promised that perform during the 2008 campaign. but failed to deliver it during his first term. with seven of ten latino vote
events for president obama's re-election campaign. he will host an event for christie next month at his home in california. >>> the unbearable deep freeze menacing millions of americans is delivering yet another day of biting cold temperatures, as the dangerous winter weather blows into the east and south. you can now add more snow and ice into the frigid mix. abc's tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, the arctic air that's making life miserable for millions is marching south. in huntsville, alabama, salt trucks are standing by. they're prepping around knoxville, tennessee. >> we're expecting the worst. you always expect the worst. >> reporter: while the midwest and northeast remain frozen -- >> got 20 layers on. body warmers, hand warmers, foot warmers. >> reporter: a new round of ice and snow is bearing down on 15 states from ohio to alabama. this cold blast, which has taken over one-third of the country, is dangerous. look at what firefighters in chicago had to battle. weapon, that's burning ice. conditions weren't much better for firemen in lawrence, massachuset
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